Kevin Giles

Reporter | East Metro
Phone: 651-925-5037
Suburban reporter Kevin Giles covers Washington County government and news throughout northern Washington County, such as public policy, transportation, prosecution and courts, prisons and the St. Croix River watershed.

Recent content from Kevin Giles

Oak Park Heights death is homicide; victim was 39-year-old man

Investigators said Wednesday that it doesn’t appear random and the public isn’t in danger.

Updated: April 15, 2015, - 08:42 PM

St. Croix River bridge project now halfway finished

On both sides of St. Croix River, residents wait to see the impact of the new 20-story bridge.

Updated: April 15, 2015, - 09:33 AM

Briefs: Washington County plans fitness hikes, trail tours

Guided fitness hikes on Washington County Parks trails will begin Thursday, April 23, at the Lake Elmo Park Reserve-Nordic Center...

Updated: April 10, 2015, - 11:06 PM

New Washington County public works shop will be built

Project will expand county’s 50-year-old North Shop, addressing environmental and safety concerns.

Updated: April 10, 2015, - 11:05 PM

Land near St. Croix River goes into conservation easement

Washington County’s trail plans figure prominently into the long-awaited agreement.

Updated: April 10, 2015, - 11:01 PM

Washington County solar power proposal shifts to Dakota County

Residents in Woodbury and elsewhere in Washington County still can buy space in the Able Energy installation.

Updated: April 04, 2015, - 02:00 PM

Missing University of Minnesota student 'just a superstar'

About 250 people held a vigil in Stillwater on Sunday for Jennifer Houle, who was last seen early Friday in Dinkytown. Police said her purse was found about three blocks west of a bar she was last seen at.

Updated: March 30, 2015, - 09:05 AM

Briefs: Job fair hosts Stillwater, Oak Park Heights employers

The Washington County Workforce Center will host a Mini Job Fair from noon to 2 p.m. Monday, March 30, at...

Updated: March 27, 2015, - 10:35 PM

In Washington County, mild winter saves on fuel, salt

Last snowplow season took a bite out of the county budget. This year, not so much.

Updated: March 27, 2015, - 10:33 PM

In Washington County, yellow arrows pointing the way

Nine more intersections on county roads will receive flashing turn signals this summer.

Updated: March 27, 2015, - 10:25 PM

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